Implanon

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Other names: Etonogestrel
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
Implanon, made by Organon International, is a single-rod long acting reversible contraceptive hormonal contraception subdermal implant...
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Does Implanon cause Hair Loss ?

Hair Loss is a known side effect of Implanon
#19 in Implanon discussions - 200 posts discuss Hair Loss with Implanon. Hair Loss is #19 concern in Implanon discussions.
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he last 6 wks or so I have noticed that my hair is thinning...
" Implanon users - help please!!!! Hi I am hoping some of you wonderful ladies with experience using implanon can help. I have being using implanon since 21 Feb this year, the last 6 wks or so I have... "

that time I've noticed a hormonal pattern of hair thinning...
" I've been using Implanon for more than ten years straight. Over that time I've noticed a hormonal pattern of hair thinning - around my crown and ...generally been quite dismissive, but hair loss is a... "

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isn't helping. Also, I have a constant tingling sensation...
" ...as you. Got my implanon in August and may hair is also very thin on top and around the hair line and I've always had thin hair anyway so this really isn't helping. Also, I have a constant tingling... "

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side effects thats listed but my hair has been falling out...
" I have been on implanon for 3months and i havent had any trouble with any of the side effects thats listed but my hair has been falling out soooo much..When im in the shower it comes out... "

ecause of this I've experienced considerable hair loss...
" I have had the Implanon for 4 years and it has caused massive ovarian cysts! I bled for most of this Summer, my breasts and nipples are huge. My doctor admitted that Implanon can cause cysts &... "

(just had my implanon removed to stop this), and I find...
" ...to get it clean. I don't think co-washing causes hair loss - I also suffer from hair loss (just had my implanon removed to stop this), and I find co-washing makes my hair... "

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much since it was put in. Also, I'm having some hair loss...
" I have had Implanon since 11/09, so about 4 months now. It has been very effective at it's intended purpose, but I have not stopped bleeding pretty much since it was put in. Also, I'm having some... "

the hair loss, I had that when I was on Implanon, but it...
" ...before bc? As for the hair loss, I had that when I was on Implanon, but it got better after I had it ...symptoms without physical symptoms, like hairloss and cystic acne, that hurt... "

anon which I believe can also cause hair loss and my f...
" ...never had anyone complain of hairloss on steriods but said Azathioprine ...which i'm on can cause alopecia but was unlikely as i've ...to my contraceptive implant Implanon which I believe can also cause hair... "

oids etc lupus tests etc ended up with hair loss and P...
" ...month of having the implanon implant in my arm I had a scalp that was on fire and i was itchy and my skin was sooo tight etc massive flare and on methx, steroids etc lupus tests etc ended up with... "

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